Dr. Lise Nigrovic’s research focus has been in the approach to diagnosis and management of children with infectious and traumatic emergencies. Her significant research contributions include the development and multi-center validation of a clinical prediction model to distinguish between bacterial and viral meningitis. She serves as the site principal investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Applied Research Network (PECARN) and current chair of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Clinical Research Collaborative (PEM CRC). Her current research focuses on the diagnosis of Lyme disease in children with the establishment of a multi-center pediatric Lyme disease network (Pedi Lyme Net) with a pediatric biorepository.
Lise Nigrovic received her MD in Medicine from Harvard Medical School and her MPH in clinical effectiveness from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her residency, chief residency and clinical fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. She joined the faculty in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2006. She now serves as Co-director for the Population Science for the Institutional Centers for Clinical and Translational Research (ICCTR) and the Boston Children’s Hospital Medical Research Office for Harvard Catalyst.